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What We Do

The Center for Congregational Spirituality is a nonprofit ministry devoted to helping clergy and lay leaders of progressive congregations make spiritual formation the focus congregational life.

For clergy, we offer our Clergy Seminar Series in Congregation-Based Spiritual Direction, a nine-month certificate program involving retreats, readings and spiritual formation exercises for ministers. We meet for three times in the 9 months for three-day sessions.

The 2016-17 sessions of the Clergy Seminar Series are scheduled to take place in these locations:

Registration for the 2016-17 Seminars is now open.For lay leaders, we offer a variety of training opportunities, including in a small group spiritual direction program which is designed with the history, traditions, and current situation of your community in mind. We also offer spiritual formation retreats according to the specific needs of a faith community.
Locations and Dates

Richmond, Virginia Saint Paul, Minnesota
October 23-25, 2017 October 30-November 1, 2017
February 5-7, 2018 February 19-21, 2018
April 23–25, 2018 May 7-9 2018